The official on-sale date for tickets for the 25th anniversary of Wrestlemania saw a surge in interest from WWE fans at the weekend.
With ticket sales already exceeding $4.8 million, fans from 24 countries, including all 50 states and seven Canadian provinces, are expected to attend the event.
Tens of thousands of fans purchased tickets at the Reliant Stadium box office in Houston, Texas, through Ticketmaster offices and also online for the 25th anniversary.
Indeed, fans of WWE are expected to inject upwards of $50 million into the local economy with a weeklong schedule of activities, interactive experiences and events taking place in Houston leading up to the big event.
The 25th anniversary of Wrestlemania will also be seen by millions around the world as it will be broadcast in more than 90 countries.